Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Catholics by race/ethnicity

% of Catholics who identify as…

Metro areaWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Boston Metro Area82%1%1%15%1%149
Chicago Metro Area66%2%1%30%2%272
Los Angeles Metro Area17%2%7%73%1%288
Miami Metro Area32%9%< 1%57%2%125
New York City Metro Area57%5%3%35%1%591
Philadelphia Metro Area85%4%1%6%4%200
Providence Metro Area85%1%< 1%12%3%167
Washington, DC Metro Area50%15%10%23%1%159
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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